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Data Lead

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Data Lead. This new hire will work in Hunt Valley, MD. The position title will report to a Global Process Owner. 

With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better

As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Data Lead will perform a variety of tasks related to Data activities within Program Leo. This will encompass Data Validation, Data Construction, Data Conversion, and Data Governance activities. They are responsible for understanding data requirements for their assigned workstream.   

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Data Lead reports to a Global Process Owner and demonstrates strong business and technical acumen.  The lead will be responsible for the following activities: 

  • Data Conversion 

  • Functional Specification Mapping 

  • Conversation action rules 

  • Maintaining cross reference files 

  • Designing and creating business rules 

  • Functional Unit Testing 

  • Data Validation 

  • Pre-load and Post-load validation activities 

  • Coordination with cutover team according to project plan 

  • Point of contact/Liaison for part-time data validators 

  • Completion of Data Validation reports 

  • Determination of data quality/accuracy percentages 

  • Data Construction 

  • Populate data construction templates (DCT) based on process design decisions 

  • Work with non-SAP legacy sites to bring them up to speed on process design  

  • Consistently review and update DCT files leading up to load cycles 

  • Data Governance 

  • Functional Specification review with GD team 

  • Perform user acceptance testing (UAT) 

  • Identify SLA and metrics for MDG workflows 

  • Steward data through MDG workflows 

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related professional area 

  • 6-8 years minimum of business or professional experience 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of McCormick’s current business processes, their assigned functional area, and ways of working 

  • Demonstrated buy-in for transformational change at McCormick and specifically Program Leo 

  • Demonstrated SAP experience and ability to quickly develop working knowledge of SAP S/4HANA 

  • Well-respected as a “go-to” person with ability to quickly learn computer applications 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (e.g., PowerPoint, Word, Teams) 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills 

  • Global mindset and cross-cultural competency 

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and administrative skills in a deadline-driven environment 

  • Aptitude and enthusiasm for learning and teaching 

  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change 

  • Strong team player and ability to work well within a process team 

 

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore